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Students Attend Pre-Vet Symposium

APRIL 7, 2006--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Pre-Veterinary Club attended the National Pre-Veterinary Medicine Association Symposium March 10-12, on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

Keynote speaker at the symposium was Lester M. Crawford, former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Previously, Crawford was served as the administrator of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA) and deputy commissioner of the FDA. Crawford was inducted into the French Academy of Veterinary Medicine in 1984, and in 1991 he received the Wooldridge Award, the British Veterinary Association's highest award.

Pre-veterinary students from across the nation attended the symposium to gain educational opportunities in the veterinary profession. Attendees experienced dynamic laboratories and lectures, interactions with other pre-vet students, and a chance to further their understanding of the role of veterinarians across the globe.

UW-RF students who attended the symposium included:

Wisconsin:
Campbellsport – Nicole Tellier
Colgate – Meghan Margelowsky
Green Bay – Brianna Pfluger
Janesville – Aubrey Rankin
Plover – Kate LeVasseur
Ripon – Pat Wiltzius
River Falls – Liz Collar
Wausau – Miranda Bauer
West Bend – Lynn Noegel

Minnesota:
Bethel – Joe Cincoski
Glencoe – Crystal Schauer
Ham Lake – Michelle Bagley
Minneapolis – Charlotte Anderson
New Ulm – Crystal Fluegge

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